Synonyms of gust
1 blastDictionary • A gust of wind drove down the valley.
blast • Blasts of cold air swept down from the mountains.
rush • A rush of air on my face woke me.
breeze • a cool summer breeze
puff • an occasional puff of air stirring the brittle leaves
gale • forecasts of fierce gales over the next few days
flurry • A flurry of snowflakes was scudding by the window.
squall • The boat was hit by a squall north of the island.
2 surgeDictionary • A gust of laughter greeted him as he walked into the room.
surge • He was overcome by a sudden surge of jealousy.
fit • I broke into a fit of giggles.
storm • the violent storms which whipped America's East Coast
burst • short bursts of activity
explosion • His reaction was an explosion of anger.
gale (informal) • gales of laughter from the audience
eruption • the volcanic eruption of Tambora in 1815
paroxysm • She was overcome by a paroxysm of grief.
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• Blasts of cold air swept down from the mountains.
blowWhen a wind or breeze blows, the air moves.
• A chill wind blew at the top of the hill.
Thesaurus for gust from the Collins English Thesaurus